Salmon Celebration 2018

This year’s Salmon Celebration was held Saturday, September 29th, at the McKenzie Community Track & Field in Blue River. The event drew roughly 130 people, and offered wild Salmon viewing, fly-casting lessons, and a host of other family-friendly activities. Thanks to all our participating sponsors, volunteers, and attendees. We hope to see you out there

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2018 McKenzie River Cleanup

The McKenzie Watershed Council, in collaboration with the McKenzie River Guides Association, and McKenzie Flyfishers, held their annual river cleanup this last week. With roughly 105 volunteers participating, the cleanup was able to remove roughly 12 cubic yards of trash from the river! Volunteers from EWEB, Best Buy, Youth Conservation Corps, and the HIV Alliance

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First Annual WATERS Conference

The first annual student-led WATERS conference was held on May 31, 2018, at the Bob Keefer Center in Springfield. Over 100 students from Marcola, McKenzie, Oakridge, South Lane, and Springfield School Districts participated in the event. There were seven presentations, five posters presented during the poster session, and an art exhibit featuring traditional block printing.  Student

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2017 McKenzie River Clean-up

The Annual McKenzie River Clean-up has been scheduled for Saturday, July 8, 2017. The McKenzie River Guides Association, McKenzie Watershed Council, and McKenzie Fly Fishers invite you to join us for this fun-filled annual family event. Work together with us to protect and ensure the health of the river, our community’s primary water source. Then,

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